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. joining me now john rosenthal. john welcome back into "the war room." >> thank you. >> michael: isn't it ironic that wayne lapierre says bloomberg can't buy the american public? >> it sure is. the ben factors and the uniquely dominating gun industry has intimidated the democratic party and influenced the republican party. i go to a gun store. federally licensed gun dealers have to run a background check. but members of congress have agreed that criminals and terrorists who can't pass a background check should be able to legally buy guns in 33 states from private gun dealers. so they are supporting the rights of criminals, the mentally ill and even terrorists. it's time we stand up to the uniquely regulated gun industry and say no, you are not going to buy our government. >> michael: listening to you say that it's so damn frustrating, john, the nra it appears and i think you would agree -- does int seem like they are still winning at this? and if they are, have they at least been weakened by newtown at all? >> i think so with regard to the general population. but w
of marriage equality, support that now includes hillary clinton. but according to john boehner, he will never support marriage equality. but john boehner has a startling new point of agreement with president obama. and in the "rewrite," how the story of sarah palin is the story of the failure of our political media coming up. [ male announcer ] this is a reason to look twice. the stunning lexus es. get great values on your favorite lexus models during the command performance sales event. this is the pursuit of perfection. then i read an article about a study that looked at the long term health benefits of taking multivitamins. they used centrum silver for the study... so i guess my wife was right. [ male announcer ] centrum. always your most complete. with olay, here's how. new regenerist eye and lash duo. the cream smooths the look of lids... softens the look of lines. the serum instantly thickens the look of lashes. see wow! eyes in just one week with olay. the words are going this way-there's no way.ek oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pi
roads as well. >>> u.s. secretary of state john kerry is in amman, jordan today after a surprise visit to iraq this weekend. he says u.s. lawmakers worry that after years of receiving u.s. help iraq is not behaving like an ally. kerry has asked the ira prime minister not to allow iranian aircraft to use iraq's airspace. u.s. believes the planes are carrying arms to the syrian regime. nick pay ton waton walsh was th. >> reporter: his first visit should have been about rebuilding a country's dwindling influence where they've invested so much blood and treasure but it was overshadowed by events next door in syria. u.s. officials clear they believe iraq isn't doing enough to stoplights over iran to syria of weapons and fighters to assist the assad regime. john kerry said had he a very spirited discussion with iraqi prime minister nuri al maliki was was asked for further information. not exactly the concession he wanted there. also during this visit news broke of the resignation of opposition leader, something which mr. kerry described as many inevitable, saying they'd already begun working
, overseas, on the heels of tough talk in iraq, secretary of state john kerry gets ready for a face-to-face meeting with president karzai in afghanistan. we'll go live to kabul in just a minute. >>> and back at home, the biggest voices in the gun debate square off as congress gets ready to consider changes that have both sides up in arms. >> good morning from mason middle school in mason, ohio. today is monday, march 25th, 2013. and this is "the daily rundown." >> our thanks to the eighth graders at mason middle school in ohio. even that kid lying down. that would have been me in eighth grade. good morning to all of you. i'm chris alizza in for chuck todd this morning. secretary of state john kerry is in afghanistan on a previously unannounced appearance in the war zone. the second stop on a solo trip that took him to iraq over the weekend. but this was no photo op. kerry took the opportunity to have what he called a spirited discussion with iraqi leaders about their failure to stop or even inspect daily flights from iran, carrying weapons to the syrian army through iraqi air space.
learn one of those who will be inside the court is the lesbian couple of chief justice john roberts. jean podrasky will attend the hearings with her partner of four years. podrasky said this about her cousin. i believe he sees where the tide is going. i do trust him. i absolutely trust that he will go in a good direction. public opinion on same sex marriage has shifted dramatically. a recent poll shows 58% think it should be legal. that is up, 37% just a decade ago. justice correspondent pete williams is live in washington. a lot of details there but we know there are many options for the supreme court in a decision here in both these cases. >> right. let's start with prop 8. the court could agree with the lower courts and say prop 8 is unconstitutional discrimination. if it does that, then marriage could certainly resume in california at the very least. but depending on how broadly the court ruled, it could say that any state that also allows civil unions but doesn't allow marriage, that's unconstitutional, too. that would broad yep it out to eight states or could say basically lan
. the national rifle association says the mayor is trying to intimidate senators. >> secretary of state john kerry was in iraq this weekend. he says u.s. lawmakers worry that after years of receiving u.s. help, iraq is not behaving like an ally. kerry has asked the iraqi prime minister not to allow iranian aircraft use of iraq's air space. the u.s. believes the planes are carrying arms to the syrian regime. >> this is going to be a very important week for gay rights activists. the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments on two important cases. the defense of marriage act and california's proposition 8. doma designed emergency as a legal union between a man and a woman and keeps same-sex couples from getting the same benefits as couples. in fact, bill clinton who signed doma into law when he was president, is now asking the u.s. supreme court to overturn it. let's bring in cnn legal contributor powell cowen. how much will the reversal potentially make? >> supreme court justices would tell you they're immune from politicians lobbying them. they're appointed for life by the president, and the fo
? >>> overseas secretary of state john kerry delivered a blunt message to the government of iraq today. it was all about what's happening with syria and iran. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell is with the secretary in baghdad. >> reporter: john kerry is the first secretary of state to come to iraq since hillary clinton in 2009. it's his first visit since he came as a senator at the height of the civil war in 2006. arriving today in secrecy, in the week when iraq saw some of its worst terrorist attacks in years to mark the tenth anniversary of the war. but kerry did not come primarily to discuss iraq. despite the smiles for the cameras, the secretary of state confronted iraq's prime minister maliki, accusing him of colluding with iran to prop up the assad regime by permitting almost daily weapons shipments from iran to syria through iraq's airspace. >> we had a very spirited discussion on the subject of the overflights. i made it very clear to the prime minister that the overflights from iran are in fact helping to sustain president assad. and his regime. >> repo
and california's proposition 8 which bans same-sex marriage. cnn justice correspondent joe johns is here with details. >> fred, the battle over same-sex marriage in california has been going on for years and coming up this week it finally arrives at the u.s. supreme court. we talk to one of the couples involved in the case who, win or lose, have already assured themselves a small place in history with their legal challenge. jamelle thomas and corraians williams had been together four years before they got married last october. their lives are not all satin and pearls. >> i'm an airman in the united states air force reserves? >> i'm a police officer with the metropolitan police department here in d.c. >> reporter: which makes this couple a case study in how america's married but unequal approach to same-sex relationships can play out. >> as an airman, you get a constant reminder that you're second class. >> reporter: jamelle is a federal employee but the federal defense of marriage act bars recognition of same-sex marriage by the government which affects more than 1,000 federal benefits f
sunday. sfau state john kerry is in iraq today. it is an unannounced visit. the purpose of his trip, wouldfold. secretary kerry urging them to work together. overcoming the violence that continued to divide that country. and asking the prime minister to stop iran from flying over iraqi air space. iran is believed to have been shuttling military personnel and equipment to the syrian government over the air space of iraq which is, of course, supporting that horrible civil war in syria and that is something iran and iraq have both denied. good morning, everyone. welcome. >> great to have you here. last year, the iraqi government promised former secretary of state hillary clinton to inspect all of iranian flights so far that's reportedly not happening. now secretary kerry's turn to get it done. >> good morning. wink, wink, nudge, nhung from the iraqis to the iranians. the revolutionary guard soldiers to head from iran into syria to help assad. the united states has only pressured the iraqis privilege atly up until now. the fact they are doing so publicly and sharing intelligence means t
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that problem taken care of for you. >>> what's happening overseas right now. secretary of state john kerry arrived in baghdad just a short time ago. previously unannounced visit for him. he was in israel with president obama a couple days ago. remember this past week marked the tenth anniversary of the start of the u.s. war in iraq. we'll have much more on this in the show with a live report from bagged it. >>> for you new this morning, military officials have identified the quantico marine base gunman. 19-year-old sarah castramoto and jacob woolly both shot and killed last thursday on the marine base there in quantico. authorities believe 25-year-old lopez from the pacifica california shot both marines before killing himself. it is still under investigation. >>> new york mayor, michael bloomberg, is behind a new round of ads that are aimed at gun control. mayors against illegal guns. they've actually got $12 million worth of airtime for this ad. >> my dad taught me to hunt and i'll teach my kids. i've owned a gun all my life and i'll fight for my right to keep it. background checks have n
. the sky dive company manager says that the chutes have automatic deployment devices. >>> john kerry had strong words for iraq's prime minister. do something to stop the flight of iranian weapons to syria. his visit to baghdad comes amid growing concern over iraq's role in the syrian conflict. iraqi officials deny allowing the transfer of weapons through iraqi air space to president al assad's regime. >>> if you haven't heard the news yet, the winning powerball ticket for $338 million was sold in new jersey. sadly not here in atlanta. the winning numbers are 17, 29, 31, 52, 53. p powerball number is 31. the largest powerball jackpot in history was back in november. it was worth close to $588 million. >>> it is officially spring. may favorite season. birds, flowers, and great outdoors finally shakes off its winter coat. let me show you some glorious pring d spring days around the country just today. isn't that beautiful? kansas city, missouri. didn't get the memo that spring officially arrived four days ago. three to nine inches of snow. knocked out power to 5,000 homes today. atlanta, po
'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. remember john f. kennedy's book "profiles in courage"? it's about u.s. senators who had to cast courageous votes that some of the people back home didn't like. such a vote is coming soon to a senator near you. the issue, gun safety. the nra is out there working gun owners loading them up with the worst case scenarios. if someone does a background check on you, count on that person to turn in your name to washington. next step, the creation of the national registry of all guns and name and address of all those who bought them. this means the pressure is now on the senators, alarmed, in a personal sense by those young kids whose lives were wiped away at 6 years old. will they vote what they think is right or buckle to the national rifle association and to second amendment fanatics? tonight we debate the profiles in courage. those u.s. senators for whom the gun safety vote could make all the difference. mark glaze is the director of mayor bloomberg's group, mayor's against illegal guns. and jim johnson is the balmer county polic
morning. i'm alex witt. we have big stories at this hour. surprise stop. john kerry visits iraq. the president is back at the white house and the sunday reviews are in. is there success in the middle east? >>> schools are facing a financial meltdown. what could be next? >> decision imminent. could there be a whole new trial for amanda knox in italy? >>> plus, 14 people spanning four states, could it be you? good morning. i'm alex witt. thank you for joining us on this sunday. michael bloomberg squaring off with wayne lapierre on "meet the press". >> i think when you have members that say they think we should have reasonable checks before people are allowed to buy guns, they all support the second amendment as though i do, but there are an awful lot of people that think this is one of the great issues of our times. we have to stop -- >> you just heard mayor bloomberg but he's going to find out this is a country of the people, by the people, and for the people and he can't spend enough of his $27 billion to try to impose his will on the american public. they don't want him in thei
minority leader mitch mcconnell, john cornyn, and rising star, ted cruz. no "newsweek's" david frum makes sense of it all saying, "the out size influence of hard-line elements in the party base is doing to the gop what supporters of gene mccarthy and george m m mcgovern did to the democratic party in the late 1960s and early 1970s, radicalizing its image and standing in the way of its revitalization." let's bring in heather demos and michael. heather, please help me to understand what is happening here. what does it say to you that folks like mitch mcconnell and john cornyn, both of whom are likely to face primary challenges in 2014, feel the need to sign on to the rand paul budget? >> we've lost our way. we've officially lost our way. i actually curled up with 106-page document today with a warm cup of tea. >> what could be cozier. >> and maybe it's the tenth anniversary of the iraq war, but i closed it and said, this is like a shock and awe attack against the american government, right? you're bringing four departments, decimating them to rubble. a flat tax that would basically bring th
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to tackle that issue, same-sex couples across the country are watching. cnn's joe johns has a story of a couple, one couple in the d.c. area, who are hoping history will be made. >> reporter: the battle over same-sex marriage in california has been going on for years, and coming up this week it finally arrives at the u.s. supreme court. we talked to one of the couples involved in the case who win or lose have already assured themselves a small place in history with their legal challenge. jamelle thomas and korane williams have been together four years before they got married last year in october. don't let the wedding dresses fool you. their lives are not all satin and pearls. >> i'm an airman in the united states air force reserve. >> and i'm a police officer with the metropolitan police department here in d.c. >> which makes this couple a case study in how america's married but unequal approach to same-sex relationships can play out. >> as an airman, it's -- you get a constant reminder that, you know, you're second class. >> jamelle is a federal employee but the federal defense of
, carl levin the democratic chair of the senate armed services committee joined john mccain in calling for airstrikes to stick out the air force and skud missiles, and senator, what should the president do in sear yeah, given all of the complications, and, how important was this raproachment, and, when it comes to the syrian civil war. >> as the speaker said, the situation in syria has been a mess for a long time and is likely to be a mess for a long time no matter what we do. there are deep religious and ethnic differences and the end game is a civil war that will involve ethnic cleansing and a whole list of other things, why would we want to get ourselves directly in the middle of that? the president has decided with no good option, to pursue the best of that bad options, use covert means, allies, transport indigenous groups that are more favorable to us, and with respect to what you said about carl and my friend, john mccain, i would make an exception when it comes to weapons of mass destruction. if we have solid intelligence that chemical and biological weapons are about to fall in
. >> secretary of state john kerry says he's made it clear to iraq that it shouldn't allow iran to use its airspace to ship weapons and fighters to syria. u-s officials believe shipments on iranian overflights are transporting weapons and fighters to the embattled syrian government. kerry says iraq's behavior in allowing use of the airspace raises questions about the country's reliability as a partner. >> a mall in los angeles is open again after more than a thousand workers and shoppers evacuated over a suspicious briefcase. police say on sunday a man returned to his car located in the parking structure of the beverly center and discovered that a briefcase inside it had been moved. the man notified authorities and a bomb squad was called in. the mall was evacuated while authorities investigated for four hours. nothing dangerous was discovered. >> authorities say a 46- year-old man was rushed to a hospital burn unit after lighting himself on fire at an orange county nail salon. police say the man walked into the salon, doused himself with flammable liquid and set fire to himself just after
to know, who do you think is a bigger force in the music industry? prince, elton john, or justin timberlake? mark says prince, his musical energy has expand more. up next, on the heels of secretary kerry's surprise trip to iraq this weekend, a new book examines how the decision to get into that war compares to our entry into world war ii. [ male announcer ] you know that guy that paints landscapes and doberman pinschers, well he eats the liquid gold of velveeta shells and cheese. there is no limit to the human imagination. multidimensionality. liquid gold. eat like that guy you know. . >>> this afternoon, john kerry is in afghanistan for the first time as secretary of state. it comes after a surprise trip to iraq this week which included a meeting with prime minister noory in al maliki. they gather to celebrate the battle of nasiriyah. during the fight, 11 u.s. soldiers were killed and six were captured. ultimately, colonel bat operations in iraq lasted over eight years. about three years longer than world war ii. but unlike world war ii, the iraq war carries a tarnished legacy.
is all cigarettes. >> bill: john is calling from chicago. what do you think? >> bill: they should just actually hide the politicians and we'll be all right. >> bill: put them behind the curtain. >> caller: yeah, and they just should have a voting thing and people just vote in and that's it. and the imagine yourty wins and that's it. we don't need politicians. but these guys are just nitpicking just to push big laws, and then you are occupied with this other garbage and it makes no sense. if people are going to smoke, they are going to smoke anyway. it doesn't matter. it's like holding alcohol from kids, they are still going to be drunk. by the time they are 21 they are already drunk. >> bill: all right. we got it john. skeptical about any laws whatsoever. i think sometimes people believe the purpose of getting elected is to pass new laws. i have often thought maybe the purpose should be to get rid of some of the laws that we have. so i'm always skeptical about that. but at the same time with mayor bloomberg, it does seem that he's just on this kick right? that he is
john kerry made a surprise visit to baghdad earlier today where he spoke to prime minister nuri al maliki. secretary kerry is now in amman, jordan, and so is chief foreign affairs correspondents andrea mitchell, traveling with the secretary of state. she joins us by phone now. andrea, what did secretary kerry accomplish with this trip to baghdad? >> reporter: well, it was a very tough trip and a tough message, because we went to baghdad, a quick visit. surprise, under tight security and secrecy, for obvious reasons, because ten years ar the war, there still are terror attacks. last week, when dozens were killed in baghdad. he was in a secure place in the embassy and then visiting prime minister maliki and the speaker of the parliament in iraq in their residences, but his message to mallski that the maliki government is permits iran to send weapons and fighters, overflight, loaded with weapons and fighters, to prop up assad in syria and that this is something that americans and the congress, that the administration, cannot understand or tolerate, and as kerry told us afterwards, it
last night's episode. and they gave this to us last night. we also reached out to senator john mccain who also has concerns about the episode, but we have not heard back from him as of yet. now, carol, cbs as a network relies heavily on an audience who supports the military, so you do have to think that easing veterans' hurt feelings is definitely a high priority for them. >> regardless, they should have apologized. nischelle turner reporting live from los angeles. >>> next hour, we expect to learn the winner of saturday night's $338 million power ball jackpot. our affiliate says someone bought the only winning ticket at love's travel shop in borden town, new jersey. lottery officials plan to announce the winner at a news conference that will start about 45 minutes from now. we'll keep you posted. >>> florida gulf coast university breaking brackets and making history.eagles beat san diego state in the ncaa tournament. it was amazing. they become the first 15th seeded team ever to reach the sweet 16. awesome. the eagles celebrated their win in the locker room. they advance to play
are going to see is a lot of focus on two justices. anthony kennedy, and chief justice john roberts. they see the wave. they have seen that develop, the majority of support in the country is moving very very quickly. >> cenk: that's a really interesting point, and do they want to look like justice tanny who was part of the judge scott issue. there are some unabashedly on the wrong side of history, including gary bower. >> the argument that the public is overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriage, chris, is ludicrous. if the opinion of the american public was so overwhelming, they would not be asking the supreme court to say to the american people, you have no say on this issue. >> wait a minute. >> the polls are skewed chris. >> cenk: yeah, the polls are all wrong. the imaginary people in my head are all right. 58% of people support gay marriage. it's an all time high. and if you ask young folks 18 to 32 year olds, 70% support gay marriage. rick jacobs is the founder of the courage campaign and chaired the campaign back in '03 and '04. thank you for being here.
of the assassination of john f. kennedy. the 9/11 commission stands alone. that report stands alone as the broadest and most objective and complete report that congress could put together, and we have acted and reacted on recommendations from the 9/11 commission. we need to do the same thing with benghazi. if we do not, if we do not, mr. speaker, history will forever question whether there was a cover-up on what happened at benghazi. in fact we already know there has been. we know that the administration went out and sent susan rice out to do the talk shows, knife different -- five different talk shows on sunday several days later to tell us that all of this violence that erupted in the streets of benghazi came about because of a movie, a video that was produced. as far as i know the individual that exercised his freedom of -- first amendment rights to produce that video, may still be in jail. that's the only punishment that's come out that i know of from benghazi. i think he should be released. that's the first story. then we have different stories that were brought out of the administration, prie
to be seen. the steps that will be taken in the future, secretary of state john kerry is returning to the region and trying to follow up on that. the steps to be taken in the future will be difficult, but important and necessary. >> george mitchell, thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> we're going to talk further about whether lasting peace in the middle east is even possible. we'll go deeper in talk with the former adviser to the palestinian negotiating team and see what their point of view is on the trip by the president to the middle east. that's in our 3:00 eastern o hour. >>> the hearing on same-sex marriage heads to the supreme court next week. what are the legal implications of this case? our legal guys will be weighing in on that. you know who you are. you can part a crowd, without saying a word... if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts... well muddlers, muddle no more. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at
to jordan and the west bank. secretary john kerry did not arrive on air force one. he stayed around to talk to the israeli leader e. >>> the motion to vacate is granted. >>> david ranta spent 23 years in prison for a murd her didn't commit. he was wrongfully convicted of killing a rabbi, and the lawyer says that his client plans to kill the city of new york. >>> and joe weeden died today. he is a legend in body building and controlled the world's biggest sports empire. he also introduced the world to mr. arnold schwarzenegger and also brought flex and he died at his home. he was 93 years old. here is what else we are working on. >>> did you know that your neighbor or friend could be a sociopath with all of the high profile murder trials, we checked to find a surprising statistic. hope you are sitting down. >>> we announce you married. >> is going gay? at least on the path to marriage. so goes the court goes the entire country. >>> and the late night shuffle, jay leno, seth meyer, tina fey, who is out and who is in? let's talk. >>> and plus, what could possibly make he do this on national tv
around if only we had a peace process? with whom? >> chris: karl levin joined john mccain in calling for the president to consider a irstrikes to teak out the syrian air force and scud missiles. same question i had for speaker gingrich. what should the president do in syria given all of the complications and how important was this reconciliation that the president helped broker between israel and turkey both of whom have a dog in the hunt when it comes to the syrian civil war? >> the the situation in spearia has been a mess for a long time and likely to be a mess for a long time no matter what we do. there are deep religious and ethnic differences here. the likely end game is a civil that are will involve ethnic cleansing and a whole host of other things. why on earth do we want to get in the middle of that. the president decided with no good option pursue the best of that options. covert means and allies and support indigenous groups that are more favorable to us. with what you said to karl and my friend senator mccain i would make an exception when it comes to weapons of mass destr
. >> stephanie: i apologize. and now, the news. here she is, jacki schechner. >> good morning, everybody. john kerry has made an unannounced visit to afghanistan to meet with president hamid karzai. his first trip to kabul. histic is theth to afghanistan during -- his sixth to afghanistan during president obama's tenure. they're handing over a major detention center to afghan officials. they'll discuss the plan to transfer all afghan security over to afghan forces as troops prepare to leave the country by the end of 2014. the two are likely to talk about karzai's trip to qatr. karzai has been unhelpful with anti-american rhetoric to intentionally keep the nation unstable. chances are they'll discuss that as well. >>> the supreme court is taking up the issue of gay marriage this week. tomorrow it considers the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage and wednesday it will hear arguments on a provision of the defense of marriage act. it denies federal benefits to same-sex couples. but first today another case worth billions to pharmaceutical companies and american consumer, is it legal
as well. could this be obama helping to set up secretary of state john kerry for what you talk about is the larger issue of peace negotiations down the line? >> yes, and i believe secretary kerry is very committed to a middle east peace process. i think it's long overdue. and i think the president's got to give him the political cover that secretary kerry would need. and key is going to be the israeli public. and the relationship with president netanyahu. you know you what say candid or business-like in diplomacy, it means that it's not a perfect relationship. but, you know, a lot of leaders, they develop this relationship. a better relationship, over time, and i think that's what the president is doing. >> so as long as the business relationship can produce positive business results it's a good thing. let's talk about iran. the nuclear issue that's a top issue for president obama's agenda. on friday, defense secretary chuck hagel said there are these plans to beef up missiles after north korea said it was going to be trying to have its preemptive nuclear strike against the u.s. or l
thing, we have house speaker john boehner and the republican senator rand paul. they have differing views on whether we're truly in a debt crisis at this moment or not. take a listen. >> we do not have an immediate debt crisis. but we all know that we have one looming. >> we do have an immediate problem. it's gathering storm. it's going to be enormous. >> all right. gathering storm. it's going to be enormous. how come there is such a disparity among republicans not being on the same page of whether we're in a debt crisis or not? >> well, i think you could look at $16 trillion worth of debt and while it may not be a crisis today, it is definitely a problem and rand paul is right. it is looming and it is going to be an enormous deal because if you stayed with the president's budget, the path that it puts you on is by 2022 you're going to have $25 trillion worth of debt. and what we are saying and what speaker boehner is saying is we still have time to manage through this so that it does not get away from us. managing through it means that we stop the out of control spending. that we s
john kerry didn't return on air force one. he stayed behind to hold separate talks with israeli and palestinian leaders. >>> the defendant's motion to vacate the judgment is granted. >> david ranta was freed from prison after spending more than two decades behind bars for a murder he didn't commit. tonight he is recovering from a heart attack. david ranta was wrongly convicted of killing a new york rabbi in 1990. his lawyer said he plans to sue the city of new york. >>> and joe weider died today. in the 1960s, he introduced the world to a young athlete from austria named arnold schwarzenegger and he founded the mr. olympia competition. he died at his los angeles home. he was 93 years old. >>> here's what else we're working on -- did you know your neighbor or friend could be a sociopath? with all the high-profile murders lately, we checked and found a surprising statistic. hope you're sitting down. >>> is america going gay? the supreme court is about to weigh in. so goes the court, so goes the entire country. >>> the late-night shuffle, jay leno, jimmy fallon, seth myers, tina fe
, parents and a sister. >>> u.s. secretary of state john kerry made a stop in iraq today. kerry met with iraq's prime minister for what was described as a very spirited discussion. they talked about iraq's delicate transition to democracy and as the country prepares for upcopping elections. >> we all want to see iraq succeed. this is such an enormous investment of our treasure, our people, and our money in this initiative. the world has an interest in seeing iraq take a leading role in the region as a fungtsing democracy. >> the talk also focused on iraq, granting iran access to its airspace. u.s. officials believe iranian jets are fighting weapons and fighters to support the syrian government. iran and iraq claim the flights are for humanitarian purpose. >>> an italian court is set to decide tomorrow whether to overturn the acquittals of knox and her boyfriend. they were cleared of the murder of meredith kercher back in 2011. nbc's duncan gulstani has more from england. >> reporter: tomorrow amanda knox will find out if she must once again sit in an italian courtroom, or whether he
in the region. i have renewed confidence that the u.s. represented by president obama and mr. john kerry have intensified to remove the obstacles and the efforts to achieve a just peace for which the peoples of the region have long awaited. i wish to thank the president for his continuous confirmation of the u.s. commitment to provide support for the palestinian people and to thank him and his administration for the support that has been provided. this is did the development project. mr. president, once again come on you are welcome -- once again, you are welcome and palestine. thank you. [applause] >> thank you, president abbas for your generous words and welcoming me here. i was here five years and it is a pleasure to be back. to see the progress that has occurred since my last visit but to see the peace that so many palestinians seek. i return to the west bank because the united states is committed to an independent and sovereign state of palestine. the palestinian people deserve an end to occupation and the daily indignities that come with it. palestinians deserve to move and travel freel
. on the other end of the connection was john paisley. work.d come to report to lehman. declaim and will chair at 0900. he further stated the combined armies of egypt and syria would attack israel in four hours and there was nothing the israelis could do to stop the attack because it takes tel aviv defense force is 72 hours to mobilize. my on the question was, are you certain? he said henry kissinger was called to inform -- w. to langley to confirm. then i turned leghman it was in the car waiting. then we went to the pentagon there were a lot of notable military and intelligence officers, help the number of action officers racing back and forth. reports were flowing egyptian forces were poised -- or were crossing the canal. the intelligence for increase. intelligence reports increased. we have reports of dogfights between israeli and syrian aircraft. saidhis point dick leghman leman, we can do no good here and i suggest we return where we might be able to do good. that was a very interesting and paralyzing event. when we returned to langley, all of the senior officers were present. of middlem
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